Six European consumers' associations conclude that two-thirds of products bought on non-EU online marketplaces fail safety tests. The investigated marketplaces in this extensive research are AliExpress, Amazon, eBay, LightInTheBox and Wish. For more than a year, European consumers' associations from Belgium (Test Aankoop), Denmark (Forbrugerrådet Tænk), Germany (Stiftung
Amazon Business Prime has launched in Spain. Spain is the fourth market in Europe where this premium service can now be used by businesses. Customers can get unlimited free delivery in one business day with Business Prime. Delivery on the same evening is offered, too. In Europe, the service is currently offered in Germany, the United Kingdom, France and -now- Spain.
Amazon ends relationships with a number of small delivery contractors across the United States. This forces these companies to lay off hundreds of workers. Logistics partner Bear Down Logistics cuts the jobs of 400 employees. At the same time, Delivery Force from Seattle lays off 272 workers. According to Amazon, the logistic service providers that see their relationships
Amazon.com announced its financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019. Net sales increased with 21%, to $87.4 billion in the fourth quarter compared to $72.4 billion in Q4-2018. Excluding the $120 million unfavourable impacts from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, net sales increased 21% compared with fourth-quarter
Residents of Armenia, Norway and Switzerland are charged VAT by Amazon from the 1st of January 2020, reports Tamebay. This is due to regulation changes in these countries. When non-resident companies provide remote services, they now are required to begin to collect VAT on these services when they are provided to residents in these European countries or persons who are not